HOPE HAITIAN CHOIR
"Amazing", "so inspiring", "what beautiful children", "what beautiful voices", "they sure are energetic!".
These are the comments heard after most every concert by Hope Haitian Choir. This non-traditional choir, made up of fifteen young people, ranging in age from 7 - 17, toured the eastern U.S. during summer, sharing their joy in a variety of venues and churches. he Choir began in 2012, with a new group of children coming each summer. Their exceptional voices combined with energized dancing e actively communicate a message of hope. Though many of these young people come from very difficult circumstances in their home country of Haiti, they demonstrate a buoyant spirit which has its source in their genuine faith. Under the direction of Barb House of Boothbay, Maine, the choir has sung at Christian conventions in Haiti, on radio and television stations, at the Rotunda in the Capitol Building in Washington D.C., at the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey, and a variety of both indoor and outside venues. If you’d like to learn more about the Hope Haitian Choir check-out their website www.hopehaitian.com.
TCPAS hosted the choir with dinner the day before the concert, and host families hosted 2-3 choir members each overnight and for breakfast.
The concert was wonderful, and raised ?$5000? in donations to support the choir and their school and church in Haiti.
The next day they were treated to an outing at the Keansburg water Park before heading off to their next concert.
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